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Now despite recent technological advances, the cost of sending money by Ugandans living in the diaspora is greatly affecting foreign remittances. According to Sharon Kinyanjui the head of East and Africa world remit Ugandans abroad spend over 7.1% of their money on transfer cost.
Uganda’s tax body has been accused of aiding tax evasion and avoidance in the country and as result government losses money and fails to fund its budget. During the regional URA integrity forum held in Fort Portal Municipality Kabarole district issues of extortion By URA officials, allowing fake good...
We spoke to supporters of some of the English premier league top clubs and here is what they say about their clubs chances in the upcoming season.
The national pool league second round action gets underway this weekend with all teams in action. Details follow in this report.
Government has deployed a team of experts to Mutumba and Dolwe sub counties in Namayingo district to ascertain circumstances under which over 100 people have lost their lives to crocodiles in the past 20 years. The team comprised of officials from the Ministry of Tourism and the Uganda Wildlife...
The sex for marks allegations in higher institutions of learning go to Parliament as the speaker Rebecca Kadaga sets up a committee to investigate the claims Kadaga was speaking at the youth debate for youth representatives from across the country ahead of the celebrations schedule for Sunday.
Tooro kingdom has today passed a 1.2 billion shillings budget. The budget that was passed at the opening session of the Supreme Council, the kingdom’s highest decision making organ will seek to address health, education and innovation in the kingdom.
In a bid to curb the Ebola epidemic the ministry of public health of the democratic republic of Congo has launched Ebola vaccinations for high risk populations in the Ebola hit North Kivu Province. Such interventions coupled with Uganda’s ministry of health initiatives is what, Uganda banks on to...
The Buikwe district planner Meme Sofia has accused officials of the Njeru town council and some officials in the Ministry of Agriculture of grabbing land belonging to Government stock farm. Meme was appearing before the commission of land inquiry to respond to accusations regarding her involvement into conducting fraudulent...
President Museveni has argued Ugandans to routinely go for medical checkup to help detect body infections at early stages. The head of state was addressing mourners at a funeral service of the late Yona Namawa Wapakhabulo son to the late James Wapakhabulo a former minister for foreign affairs at Allsiants...
The Under 17 national football team has continued acclimatising to the conditions in Tanzania ahead of their AFCON 2019 qualifiers that will start this weekend.
Power Distribution Company UMEME has pledged to end load shedding and power loss in Western Uganda after upgrading the Masaka West Power sub stations. UMEME has as well installed smart meters in government institutions and automatic feeders in their substations. The prolonged power outages in the region havein the...
A section of the opposition politicians that supposed Jema’s Asumani Basalirwa for Bugiri municipality elections has announced they are heading to Arua Municipality to support the candidature of KasianoWadri Wadri, a member of the FDC opted to stand as an independent when his party fielded another candidate Bruce Musema....
Construction of Malaba border road has resumed after stalling for two years. Works staled in 2015 due to lack of funding after the end of the World Bank funding deal. The 2.1 million dollar Trade Mark East Africa funded project is expected to enhance the flow of goods across...
Victims of land grabbing have called for a public hearing against security minister Gen. EllyTumwine who they accuse of unleashing terror, leaving them with bullet wounds. The victims led by Tugume Wilson,made an impromptu visit to the Catherine Bamugemereire commission exhibiting wound of bullets inflicted on them allegedly on...
Government plans to improve the working conditions of Ugandans working in the Middle East through enacting a Policy on the Export of Labor. Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi says the policy will govern and restrict all players in the export of labor to ensure Ugandans who seek jobs abroad...
The NRM electoral commission has adjusted the deadline for picking of forms by members intending to contest in the Sheema North Constituency bylection. Commission Chairperson Dr Tanga Odoi says this is to open up the floor for more members to express interest in the polls.
City Lawyers have warned Parliament against passing the new controversial Excise duty amendment bill on mobile money that is before the finance committee for scrutiny vowing to seek court redress to nullify the tax once passed. Appearing before the committee that is chaired by Henry Musasizi, the city lawyers...
Lance Corporal Odaga Geoffrey, the soldier who shot dead three people in Gulu town on Sunday has pleaded not guilty to the charges slapped on him. Odaga had been charged with Aggravated robbery and Murder. The court Martial chaired by Lt. Gen Andrew Gutti adjourned the hearing to tomorrow...
Government has spoken out on the fate former IGP general Kale Kayihura saying he will be handled according to laid down procedures befitting of an army general. The prime minister Ruhakana Rugunda was responding to concerns by legislators about the detention of Gen. Kayihura for over 2 months.